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Weekend Stories Roundup: ASEAN Film Week, Illegal Construction, and Phu Quoc

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Each morning, we select some of the most important stories from Saigon, the rest of Vietnam and beyond, and digest them into short, accessible links so you can easily keep up with current affairs.

Saigon

- HCMC calls for investment in three wastewater treatment plants. [SGGP]

- ‘Korean Streets’ in Saigon reel from coronavirus. [Tuoi Tre]

- Interest groups squander prime public land in HCMC. [VnExpress]

Vietnam

- Vietnamese movie kicks off ASEAN Film Week 2020. [Vietnam+]

- Myanmarese sailor confirmed as fresh Covid-19 case. [Saigon Times]

- 101 South Korean experts quarantined on Vietnam's biggest island. [VnExpress]

- Thousands attend food, music festival at famous beach in Hoi An. [Tuoi Tre]

- Illegal construction on Ma Pi Leng Pass under demolition. [Saigon Times]

Other

- Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai and daughter hospitalised for coronavirus. [Straits Times]

- Official sports of SEA Games 31, Para Games 11 to be announced in July. [SGGP]

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